Now you can access over 30 online research databases in the library, from home or anywhere you access the Internet. Login information, if required, is included with the detailed database descripions.
Ancestry® Library Edition (You must be inside the library to access this database)
Ancestry® Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.
Archives of Ontario
Auto Repair Reference Centre™ [Library Bar Code Login]
EBSCO Publishing has partnered with Point 5 Technologies to create Auto Repair Reference Center. The step-by-step procedures are written specifically for the Do-It-Yourselfer, but comprehensive enough for professional technicians. Auto Repair Reference Center contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information for most vintage makes starting as far back as 1954. New repair procedures and updates will also be added continuously.
Canadian Periodicals (CPI.Q.) [Login ID: trillium]
Useful to libraries, professionals, researchers, government institutions and organizations, it contains a wealth of Canadian and international periodicals, including Canada's national newspaper, The Globe and Mail; Maclean's weekly magazine; Canadian News Facts; and encyclopedic reference materials, such as the Canadian Parliamentary Guide and Canadian Newsmakers.
CBC Digital Archives
Citations and Style Guides
This digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand existence on the edges of the anglophone world from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples in these areas.
Kids InfoBits [Login ID: trillium]
Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content.
Little Pim [Login ID: Your 6-digit library card number]
Little Pim introduces children to foreign languages in a way they can understand and enjoy. Accessible and engaging for young children, the method incorporates words and themes that are relevant to the child’s daily life, and research shows that early language learning enhances verbal development, social and cognitive skills.
Library and Archives Canada
Mango Languages [Login ID: Your 6-digit library card number]
Learn 22 different languages online! Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening to and repeating after material designed from native conversations, you'll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you'll know how they're used in practical situations and conversations. You'll learn more than grammar, vocabulary and conjugation, you'll learn how to communicate!
NoveList [Login ID: Your 6-digit library card number]
NoveList is a reader's advisory database that includes information on more than 180,000 fiction tiles for all ages with subject and keyword access. A great resource for information and suggestions regarding your favourite series, authors, or books!
NoveList K-8 [Login ID: Your 6-digit library card number]
A reader's advisory database for kids up to grade 8. Just like NoveList, NoveList K-8 includes information on more than 180,000 fiction tiles for all ages with subject and keyword access. A great resource for information and suggestions regarding your favourite series, authors, or books!
OverDrive E-audiobooks & E-Books [Login ID: Your 6-digit library card number]
OverDrive offers thousands of downloadable and transferable digital Audiobooks available anytime! This is a project made possible by the Ontario Ministry of Culture’s $15 Million Investment in Public Libraries. Mac, PC, and portable mp3 player compatible. For more information, check out our handy OverDrive Visual Guide.
Small Engine Repair Reference Centre [Login ID: Your 6-digit library card number]
This reference database provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly find the information they need.
Virtual Museum of Canada